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This this documents Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes I'll bet I'd wager a half eaten bagel that you like this one I thought it was a terrific movie I mean a very powerful movie very emotional Oscar nominee Cynthia Cynthia a Revo nominated for Best Actress and of course she is a singer also in real life and she also got a nomination for Best Original Song but yeah the the film follows Heriot's passed to you know freedom away from slavery how's he helped family members escape then of course are daring work with the Underground Railroad and a little bit of her time serving with the Union Army so I mean it really covers a lot in here it's like it's one of those films so Paul it's two hours long and and you wish there were a lot more you know this is the sort of thing where it could maybe it would have been a great even greater film if you got that I respond links going you're talking about the Irishman three and a half hours because you know you almost feel like all my god you know she personally was responsible for rescuing seventy slaves with the Underground Railroad you know it just seems like we could have gotten more but I tell you what there is pretty incredible the definition of a good flick right if it leaves you wanting more if you want to add over what you know and and at the very least and this is a wonderful thing I mean obviously of the film you think you know history there are people that don't know a lot of history of attachment hopefully they're gonna see this film and then build and start reading about her once they stop the you know once the film is over with so and as far as it being a film I think this is where the Academy Awards are really important it raises the the profile I love a film like this that only did forty one million dollars at the box office that's a lot of money to you and me Paul but you know in terms of movie money the studio money you know it I'm sure they wanted more people to see it and I think now on home video people are definitely going to see him where can we see this way who streaming this well you know this is the sort of thing that isn't quote unquote free on a on a service yet like a Netflix or anything but certain like an apple iTunes yeah you can rent it for you know a stream it for a fee from right you know apples from Amazon you know there's a red box dot com I mean there you know whoever provides video streaming services certainly it's worth the price that you would pay with me about three ninety nine for ninety nine probably to see this film and definitely try to see it before the Oscars which are coming up a week from Sunday anxious to hear your thoughts about the Oscars yeah you know it's it's going to be interesting I I can tell you right now Paul and I told this to Dair Dan are a couple weeks back I said who is going to be really boring without a host after Ricky Gervais yeah well you know you gotta experiment and tweak and Tinker I I like Ricky Gervais psyched I thought he was a reference but he kept it interesting so yeah yeah but certainly with the films I mean the good thing going for it going in is that you know nineteen seventeen which is the front runner you know it's got a pretty healthy box office going the Irishman which again that you mentioned you know it's on Netflix everybody can see it as long as they have Netflix so that's part of the key for ratings anyway a lot of times a lot of films are nominated people haven't even heard of at least we have a lot of high profile films joker another one yeah so yeah so you know what will certainly be talking about the Oscars once that comes up looking forward to it Tim have a great weekend my friend thank you Paul and we'll talk next week first with streaming and then with movies next Friday and we'll talk a little Oscar predictions at that time absolutely you brighten up for showing a week so thank you for that all right thank you Paul have a wonderful weekend thanks to him and by the way Tim Lammers movie.